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  • Date:05 Jan 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Broadfield Stadium
  • Attendance:5,880
  • Adams (0)
  • Le Fondre (12)
    Hunt (43) Le Fondre - pen (48)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94mins

Nicky Adams takes a long range shot harmlessly clearing the crossbar.

92mins

Shot from just outside the box by Hope Akpan goes over the target.

92mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Noel Hunt. Paul Jones restarts play with the free kick.

91mins

Noel Hunt takes a shot. Save by Paul Jones.

91mins

Effort on goal by Adam Le Fondre from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

89mins

Adam Le Fondre challenges Mark Connolly unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Jones takes the free kick.

89mins

Nicky Adams produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.

87mins

Inswinging corner taken by Mat Sadler, Mark Connolly takes a shot. Save made by Adam Federici.

86mins

Inswinging corner taken by Chris Gunter.

85mins

Chris Gunter comes on in place of Garath McCleary.

82mins

John Akinde comes on in place of David Hunt.

82mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Mat Sadler.

82mins

Mat Sadler takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

81mins

Mat Sadler takes a short corner.

78mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Nicky Adams, clearance by Jay Tabb.

76mins

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Paul Jones.

75mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Adam Le Fondre. Free kick taken by Mat Sadler.

74mins

Foul by Danny Guthrie on Mark Connolly, free kick awarded. David Hunt takes the free kick.

73mins

Nicky Adams takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a save. Corner taken right-footed by Nicky Adams, Adam Federici makes a save.

73mins

Sean Morrison is booked.

69mins

Josh Simpson has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the target.

68mins

Lateef Elford-Alliyu comes on in place of Mike Jones.

66mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Danny Guthrie from the left by-line to the near post, David Hunt manages to make a clearance.

63mins

Billy Clarke takes a shot. Sean Morrison gets a block in.

60mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Danny Guthrie, clearance made by Mark Connolly.

59mins

Danny Guthrie replaces Jem Karacan.

58mins

Short corner taken by Nicky Adams.

55mins

Corner taken by Garath McCleary from the left by-line.

52mins

The offside flag is raised against Adam Le Fondre. Paul Jones restarts play with the free kick.

48mins

Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Noel Hunt by Joe Walsh. Adam Le Fondre scores a power penalty. Crawley Town 1-3 Reading.

47mins

Headed effort from inside the area by Jem Karacan misses to the right of the target.

46mins

Ian Harte takes the inswinging corner, Alex Pearce takes a shot. Save made by Paul Jones.

44mins

Noel Hunt scores a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Crawley Town 1-2 Reading.Assist by Garath McCleary.

42mins

Foul by Alex Pearce on Gary Alexander, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Mark Connolly.

42mins

Effort from 35 yards by Billy Clarke went wide right of the goal.

41mins

Gary Alexander fouled by Sean Morrison, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Jones takes the free kick.

40mins

Gary Alexander takes a shot. Save made by Adam Federici.

37mins

Headed effort from deep inside the area by Billy Clarke misses to the left of the goal.

35mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Garath McCleary on Hope Akpan. Indirect free kick taken by Mat Sadler.

35mins

Josh Simpson takes a shot. Alex Pearce gets a block in.

33mins

Mike Jones takes a shot. Save made by Adam Federici.

30mins

Josh Simpson takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a save.

27mins

Effort on goal by Noel Hunt from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.

27mins

Noel Hunt is caught offside. Free kick taken by Paul Jones.

25mins

Garath McCleary takes a shot. Blocked by Mat Sadler. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Ian Harte, save by Paul Jones.

22mins

Jem Karacan takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

21mins

Handball decision goes against Billy Clarke. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Federici.

14mins

Noel Hunt takes a shot. Paul Jones makes a save.

13mins

Goal scored by Adam Le Fondre from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Crawley Town 1-1 Reading.Garath McCleary provided the assist for the goal.

12mins

Corner taken by Ian Harte from the right by-line, Paul Jones makes a save.

11mins

Unfair challenge on Hal Robson-Kanu by Nicky Adams results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Ian Harte.

10mins

Mat Sadler takes the inswinging corner, Garath McCleary manages to make a clearance.

10mins

Corner taken left-footed by Mat Sadler, Joe Walsh takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a save.

9mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Nicky Adams from the right by-line.

7mins

Nicky Adams produces a right-footed shot from 35 yards and went wide right of the net.

5mins

Billy Clarke takes a shot. Blocked by Alex Pearce.

2mins

Foul by Adam Le Fondre on Mark Connolly, free kick awarded. Paul Jones takes the indirect free kick.

1mins

Goal scored by Nicky Adams from just outside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Crawley Town 1-0 Reading.

Match Preview

Elford-Alliyu in Crawley frame Richie Barker could add Lateef Elford-Alliyu to his Crawley squad for the FA Cup clash with Reading. Striker Elford-Alliyu this week moved to the Broadfield Stadium after leaving Barker's former club Bury and the Town boss says he could be involved against the Premier League side. Richard Brodie is also back at the club after his loan spell at Morecambe expired but the forward is not due to train until next week. Claude Davis is set to miss out as he awaits the result of a scan on his knee injury, and fellow defender Kyle McFadzean remains absent although he should return to training next week. McFadzean has been missing since the end of November due to the after-effects of a virus. Barker has a simple message for his players ahead of the clash - "Just play like Arsenal". After the draw was made Barker watched Reading's game against the Gunners and saw Arsene Wenger's side run out thumping 5-2 winners. "I saw them play Arsenal and if we play like Arsenal we have got every chance," he said. "But they are a very good side with some talented players and if we are to do anything we will have to be at our very best." Reading's new signing Daniel Carrico is unlikely to make his debut. Jason Roberts has returned to training after recovering from a hip problem while Nicky Shorey has overcome a virus. Boss Brian McDermott is likely to make several changes after playing three Barclays Premier League matches in a week. Defender Adrian Mariappa believes a strong cup run could inspire the Royals' survival bid. Critical fixtures against West Brom, Newcastle, Chelsea and Sunderland await over the next four weeks and Mariappa insists dispatching Crawley - whose director of football is former Royals boss Steve Coppell - will provide a welcome shot in the arm. "You want to go as far as you can in every competition and it's good to get runs in cups - it breeds a lot of confidence if you can go through," he said. "It'll be a tough game though and we'll all prepare right mentally for it. We know what to expect from the FA Cup. "I've been lucky enough to beat teams when I've been the underdog or when we've been the favourites. It doesn't matter - anyone can beat anyone, that's the magic of the FA Cup. "We're all used to games coming thick and fast. We want to get through to the next round but we'll also use it as preparation for our next league game."

Formation:442Manager: Richie Barker

Crawley Town

Formation: 442Manager: Brian McDermott

Reading

  • Paul Jones
  • Mat Sadler
  • Joe Walsh
  • Mark Connolly
  • David Hunt
  • Nicky Adams
  • Josh Simpson
  • Hope Akpan
  • Mike Jones
  • Billy Clarke
  • Gary Alexander
  • SUBS
  • Michel Kuipers
  • Sergio Torres
  • Dannie Bulman
  • John Akinde
  • Shaun Cooper
  • Nathan Byrne
  • Lateef Elford-Alliyu

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